Call for Contributions:

Anuradha Annaswamy, George Pappas, and Karl Johansson are planning  a workshop on Control for Societal Challenges (see /sites/ Call), with the first part to be held on-line on June 4-5, 2021, and the second part in June 2022 in-person, in Stockholm. The workshop deliberations will lead to a Roadmap 2030 for our controls community at large.


Call for Papers:

The International Journal of Robust and Nonlinear Control invites submissions for a special issue on "Control-Theoretic Approaches for Systems in the Life Sciences", handled by the Guest Editors: Giulia Giordano, Declan Bates, Pasquale Palumbo, Philip E. Paré, Daniel E. Rivera, Steffen Waldherr.

Specific topics of interest include, but are not limited to:

  • systems biology and synthetic biology: modelling, analysis, control and design of biochemical and biological systems at all scales;
  •  analysis and management of ecological networks;
  • epidemiological systems: dynamics and suppression of contagion;
  • biomedical systems, including disease management and the design and analysis of novel treatments.

Both papers with novel theoretical approaches and papers that advance theoretical contributions with meaningful applications are welcome.

Key dates:

  • First Submission Deadline: April 30, 2021
  • Notification of First Round Decision: June 30, 2021
  • Revised Paper Submission Deadline: August 31, 2021
  • Notification of Final Decision: October 31, 2021
  • Final Paper Submission Deadline: November 30, 2021
  • Publication of Issue: Early 2022

See submission instructions at:


Call for nominations: TC Outstanding Student Paper Prize

TC HMS and TC SSB are participating in the trial run of a new CSS initiative aimed at creating TC-specific outstanding student paper prizes.

The prizes will be awarded to CDC’2020 papers in the area of our TC's whose primary author is a student. The nomination and selection of the award take place in the coming weeks and will be announced at the CDC’2021. 

The nomination process is very simple: Any TC member can nominate a paper to the prize through an email to the TC chairs. Nominations should include

  • name and current contact information of the student to be nominated for the prize;
  • a statement that the primary author was a (PhD) student at the time of paper submission;
  • the paper for which the prize is to be awarded as published in the CDC preprints;
  • a brief explanation of the paper's relevance for the prize,

and be sent by email to the TC chairs:,,

with carbon-copy to all authors of the paper.

The deadline for nomination is
           JANUARY 31st, 2021.

The nominated papers will be evaluated by a Prize Committee composed of TC members.